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Terzo Millennio Concept is the joint project of Lamborghini and MIT

Massachusetts may not be the first thing that comes to mind when hypercars are the subject of the conversation. There aren’t even any race tracks or mountain roads in the area. That’s why it’s quite a surprise for many people that the future of fast cars can be seen now in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

These all began when Lamborghini joined forces with a select group of MIT geniuses. This resulted into an all-new concept car they call the Terzo Millennio, which translates to “Third Millennium” in English. The machine has the design and engineering of a Lamborghini. Stefano Domenicali, CEO of the Italian automaker, describes this as “an important page in the future of the super sports car.”

When you hear Third Millennium, please know that it doesn’t refer to the next generation Lamborghini. Instead, it is the code for technology and design that could come to fruition in the near future.

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Future editions of Lamborghini Aventador will keep naturally aspirated V12 but expect surprises

Day after day, we hear something new about the Lamborghini Aventador. The Italian supercar manufacturer has built a total of 7,000 examples of the said model in the six years that it has been in the market. Aside from being one of the most expensive supercars one can buy today, it definitely is one of the best too, and the company promises to make it even better as technology improves. Lamborghini’s chief commercial officer, Federico Foschini recently confirmed that new and even more special versions of the Aventador will come to the market in the next couple of years.

In an interview with CarAdvice, Foschini said that he loves the Aventador so much that he does not want the nameplate to die. He then said that “the time will have to come”, but he does not specify whether this will be sooner or later. Furthermore, he said something that got a lot of people even more excited. He said that the Aventador will have more surprises for us. Again, he does not specify what these will be. He did joke however that he will be murdered if he leaks the information he has.

Today, the most powerful Lamborghini Aventador that we know of is the Superveloce, and it had already been sold out. Under its hood is a naturally aspired 750 horsepower (552 kilowatts) V12 engine with as much as 508 pound-feet (690 Newton-metres) of torque. This engine works with a seven-speed Independent Shifting Rod (ISR) transmission distributing power to the wheels. As for the performance, it can quickly do the 60 mile per hour sprint (96 kilometers per hour) in only 2.9 seconds.

Read the entire article Future editions of Lamborghini Aventador will keep naturally aspirated V12 but expect surprises

Special edition Japan-exclusive Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster 50th Anniversary unveiled

Lamborghini recently introduced the Aventador S Roadster just over a month ago at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. And already, the V12 powered convertible is going to receive a special edition treatment. The 400 GT model was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the raging bulls, and it will only be limited to five cars. Each one of the Japan edition models will be one-offs since the Ad Personam department and the Cento Stile both gave them unique looks that take inspiration from the five natural elements of Japanese culture: earth, wind, fire, water and sky.

The one you can see in the photos, from its official unveiling in Japan, is the “water” edition. On the same day, the Italian marque also came up with the second edition of the Lamborghini Day Concours d’Elegance Tokyo. In this event, Lamborghini displayed a total of 50 cars. A few of the notable models included here are the gorgeous Miura, the Diablo and Countach. Alongside these were vehicles like the restored Miura SV and a 1976 Countach LP. And guess who won the “Best of Show” award? Well, it was the Countach LP. During the event, the automaker also presented scale models of the other four cars based on the remaining elements that will soon be produced.

Let us not veer away from talking about the gorgeous Aventador S Roadster. The exterior livery was finished by a team of ten specialists by around 170 hours. The paint turns out with a nice finish that contrasts with the exposed carbon fiber that is used for the hardtop and the windscreen frame. There is also a ‘50 Japan’ badge near the vehicle’s rear fender.

Read the entire article Special edition Japan-exclusive Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster 50th Anniversary unveiled

Lamborghini will keep naturally aspirated V10 and V12 engines as long as it can

For many years, Lamborghini has always relied on the use of large and powerful engines including the V10 and the V12. In fact, the company’s very first engine in the 350 GTV was a V12, which is probably also why they are not ready to give these up. Just last week, the automaker confirmed that they will be sticking with their original engines.

Maurizio Reggiani, development boss of Lamborghini, further explained to Autocar that the naturally aspirated V10 and V12 engines on models like the Huracan and Aventador will remain for quite some time, and they mean for as long as possible. So don’t expect to see these models to have newer and smaller engines anytime soon, or as long as Reggiani is the development boss. He then says that it provides “a sense of emotion in a super-sports car”.

Reggiani once said that a Lamborghini’s DNA is made up of design, emotion and performance – elements that define a new car. The company then puts these elements in a scientific way by making them physical things so that the new cars can be compared to an old one, or perhaps, its competitors. Other factors that matter include sound, speed, acceleration and design.

Read the entire article Lamborghini will keep naturally aspirated V10 and V12 engines as long as it can

We have great news for pro wrestler and actor John Cena fans. He is selling his one-off Lamborghini Gallardo finished in a shade called Verde Scandal. Right now, it comes with an asking price of $147,788.

At the moment, it is at Lamborghini Palm Beach, and they are offering a Carfax Buyback Guarantee of 4,236 miles (6,817 km) on its odometer. This Gallardo is different from the rest of the models because it has a few custom bits too.

It is not just the Verde Scandal paint that makes this vehicle unique. It also has a 6-speed E-Gear transmission, power heated seats, Style and Branding package, transparent engine cover and Cordelia aluminum wheels. These are just what you can see on the outside. When moving into the interior, the seats, door panels and the roof are all wrapped in dual-tone Nero Perseus/Verde Scandal and Q-Citura Rhomboid pattern upholstery.

Read the entire article John Cena is selling his one-off Verde Scandal Lamborghini Gallardo

Many of us know that Hong Kong is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but we don’t often see a lot of supercars in the country, or maybe we just don’t hear about them. Recently, one of just 40 examples of the Lamborghini Centenario had just been spotted in Hong Kong.

As we know, the said model will only have a limited run - that includes 20 coupes and 20 convertibles, where each one starts at $1.9 million. In the past few months, we have seen over 10 examples that have been delivered across the globe. The very first one, finished in a beautiful carbon fiber and blue trimmed bull, was delivered to Lamborghini Newport Beach in California, USA. We also heard about the orange-trimmed Centenario that showed up at H.R. Owen in London.

As mentioned earlier, one of the Centenarios has just landed in Hong Kong. As if being one of 40 is not rare enough, the coupe becomes even more exclusive in its Verde Bronto bright green exterior that has been given a matte finish for a standout look. To make it look more stylish, it had been given some carbon fiber trim, and there are gold carbon fiber accents on the roof, engine cover, side mirrors, rear wing, the lower body and the wheels for some contrast. What’s more is that the gold accenting is scattered through the cabin for added luxury.

Read the entire article Hong Kong gets its second Lamborghini Centenario Coupe in Lime Green

Just last week, on October 5 and 6, Lamborghini opened two new dealerships in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and in Sterling, Virginia, respectively. The company’s CEO Stefano Domenicali attended both lavish events. The company decided to expand to prepare for the launch of the Urus performance SUV that will soon be available in the North American market.

The automaker hopes for the new dealer in Toronto to act as a hub for the brand in the country, considering that Canada is Lamborghini’s fifth largest market around the world. The Sterling store, on the other hand, is the first in the United States to feature Lamborghini’s new showroom design. The automaker believes that the Washington D.C. VIP will be lured into the new showroom.

The company believes that there is a huge market for the Urus, and that it will potentially be a bestselling car, particularly in the United States. The automaker thinks that this will be attractive to families and even women who want a performance hauler, unlike their two-seater models that are aimed at a niche market.

Read the entire article 2 new Lamborghini dealers open in North America to usher in Urus arrival

In an exclusive speaking engagement with Car Advice during the ongoing 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, Lamborghini’s Maurizio Reggiani hints at introducing what he calls as the new version of a one-off supercar, even adding that this one-off could be completely sold prior to its revelation. This is comparable to the case of Centenario, which they had introduced with rear wheel steering and which was later on adapted into the Aventador S when it came into production. The director for research and development also said that the company is set to announce some new technologies to go with Lamborghini’s new design. The imminent announcement, he said, is what Lamborghini’s loyal patrons have actually been waiting for.

It can be recalled that Lamborghini had done this previously with the Sesto Elemento, the Veneno Roadster, the Concept J as well as for both the Reventon and the Reventon Roadster. As they did with the Centenario, the soon-to-be-revealed one-off will take the lead in introducing Lamborghini’s future design and technologies. Inevitably, it should give us a first look at the Aventador replacement that is due for release in 3 years.

No concrete details have been confirmed during the talks but Car Advice knew that the Lamborghini Urus will be revealed sometime this December. In the same way, it is likely the new one-off (which is currently without a name yet) will be introduced later within the year while the official public debut will probably have to wait until 2018. At the most, we should be expecting Lamborghini’s one-off supercar at next year’s Geneva Motor Show together with the new Urus.

Read the entire article Lamborghini to introduce new limited-edition supercar, new techs coming very soon

We have already reached a generation wherein automakers are making the switch from gasoline engine cars to hybrid and all electric vehicles. So far, the trend is for automakers to gradually transition their range to accommodate electric vehicles. That’s why it is significant news when automakers say that they’re not looking into electrifying their models.

While Porsche and Bentley are joining the norm by developing sports cars, it seems like Ferrari and Lamborghini have no plans of doing so, and they have just confirmed it, according to Automotive News. Both Italian automakers do not believe that electrification is the future of supercars, but they do believe that hybrid options are.

At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Michael Leiters, Chief Technology Officer of Ferrari, said in an interview with Automotive News that it will take a lot more time, effort and innovation to get the same performance, and more importantly the driving pleasure of what we have today with the non-electrified models. It will not be that easy to replicate the performance and ease that we have now.

Read the entire article Ferrari and Lamborghini still not keen on producing electric sports cars

This is a dream come true for those who were wishing that Automobili Lamborghini would create a roadster version of its Aventador S. Just weeks after Lamborghini introduced the Aventador S Coupe, quite a number of renderings of a possible roadster version surfaced. Back then, an Aventador S roadster was just a dream. But now, Italian carmaker is finally introducing the new 2018 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster.

Even at a glance, the new Lamborghini roadster is easily recognizable as the open-top version of the Aventador S coupe. After all, the roadster has taken up the unmistakable design of the coupe as influenced by the distinctive Lamborghini design DNA and extensive aerodynamic testing.

From the exterior design – especially the front end and to some extent, the rear end – to the mechanicals, the Aventador S Roadster is a reflection of the Aventador S Coupe, but lacking the fixed roof and with the addition of some hardware to ensure that its occupants could be protected from the weather if needed.

Read the entire article 2018 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster is just like the coupe sans the fixed roof

It is not often that automakers come up with mobile phones, but it is also not the first time we have heard about it. Oftentimes, it is the luxury automakers that make these kinds of products. For instance, Porsche has partnered with Huawei for the Mate 9 smartphone, and the company sold it for $1,645 (€1,395). After that, it is now Lamborghini that has returned in the smartphone game.

Lamborghini’s smartphone, the Tonino Lamborghini Alpha-One, is at the pricey end of the spectrum just like its cars. By looking at the phone, it clearly looks like a Lamborghini phone with the branding and the design. It has a leather finish, with a Renaissance-style design that comes with the same features as any other smartphone nowadays. But the company is asking for $2,450 for the Android based phone. Crazy, huh? That is three times more expensive than an iPhone 7 and is priced just like a laptop.

The Tonino Lamborghini Alpha-One has a standard 5.5-inch WQHD display with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and Android Nougat. As for the storage, it has as much as 64 GB with an additional expandable storage up to 128GB. It also features 4GB of RAM. Like any other smartphone nowadays, the camera is a vital tool - it comes with a 20-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. Other features include a dual SIM card support, a fingerprint detector, and the 3,250mAh battery. These features are also what we get from other smartphones.

Read the entire article This Tonino Lamborghini Alpha-One smartphone may not be worth your cash

What could be a bad day for a young man? Crashing a Lamborghini Huracan would be. What could be worse? The Lamborghini Huracan isn’t his.

According to a report by Q13 Fox, a 23-year old man in Edmonds, Washington, crashed a rented Lamborghini Huracan onto another vehicle. While the one who rented the supercar was his brother – for a family event in Edmonds -- this careless driver thought it was okay to play with the law.

Around 11:30 pm of August 13, 2017, police officers tapped to patrol the Taste of Edmonds festival saw a female passenger holding a beer while leaning out of the passenger window of a white Lamborghini Huracan. This prompted the police officers to attempt pulling over the Huracan. Unfazed initially, police officers tried to pursue the Huracan. Unfortunately for them, the white Huracan proved to be too fast to be caught up, so police officers gave up the chase, citing speed and safety reasons. However, what ultimately stopped the white Huracan weren’t police officers but an accident some time later.

Read the entire article Rented Lamborghini Huracan crashed onto another vehicle by a young driver in Washington

Everybody gets animated when they hear that a second-hand Lamborghini or a Ferrari will be auctioned. But what makes people even more excited is when the car is a limited edition, or better yet, a one-off production ready concept car. In this case, a 2006 Lamborghini Concept S. A lot of you might think that you have seen this car somewhere, and that is because it is a roofless Gallardo. No, it is not a Spyder if that is what you are thinking, because Spyders have a retractable roof and a windshield.

We first witnessed the 2006 Lamborghini Concept S back in 2005 as a design study. This was done to pay homage to the vintage single-seat, open cockpit race cars during the time Lamborghini was better known for its tractors. But unlike others that had individual cockpits for the driver and the passenger, the Concept S added an extra air inlet for the V10 engine. Both the front and the rear had aerodynamic tweaks that would give the car better downforce.

Initially, it did not matter since the concept did not have an engine, but then Lamborghini built an actual example with an engine. One hundred examples of the Concept S were supposed to be build, and these were supposed to be offered to loyal Lamborghini customers. However, when production finally began, they realized that the cost and time were much more than they have expected, so after the first car was completed, production had been cancelled, making this 2006 model the one and only example.

Read the entire article One-off 2006 Lamborghini Concept S is up for grabs at RM Sotheby’s auction

While combining retro with contemporary styling cues can sometimes not work out so well, this Lamborghini Huracan with Vossen forged wheels prove it all wrong. To start off, the iconic supercar has been fitted with Vossen’s LC-103, making it very much like a modern version of the Countach with a phone dial–inspired wheel design. The LC-103 has a starting price of $1,300 each and is offered in several different sizes.

In this particular Lambo, Vossen uses a single piece monoblock forged alloy wheels in rose gold finish with five rounded holes and polished details. These are nothing like we’ve seen before except those on the classic Lamborghini Countachs of the eighties.

According to the design details on their website, the Vossen Forged LC-103 wheel and Lip concept series aims to emulate the transition of multi-piece wheel while incorporating the forged aluminum’s single piece monoblock construction at the same time. The finishing options are done at Vossen’s very own, state of the art finishing facilities that produce only the best quality finishes.

Read the entire article This Lamborghini Huracan steps out with Countach-inspired retro wheels by Vossen

It is not like the Lamborghini Aventador does not perform well when we’re comparing performance. But some tuners just like to fiddle with car parts, which is the main reason why they exist. This is where Novitec Torado comes in. More than a year ago, Novitec actually put its sights on the Lamborghini Aventador SV Coupe.

First of all, Novitec put the coupe into a carbon fiber diet, by replacing some of its parts to make it extra lightweight. Other than that, they also changed the engine into a 6.5 liter V12 for an extra push. So what happens when you combine a stronger engine and a lightweight car? You all know the answer.

But let us get into more detail first. The new engine has now been supercharged, as Novitec got rid of the naturally aspirated one, letting the car generate a total of 970 horsepower, from the standard’s 750 horsepower. That’s a whopping 220 horsepower increase from the original model, which is pretty insane.

Read the entire article Novitec tweaked a Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster to generate 970 horsepower

We have seen some pretty cool taxis around before. They may not be common, but we know they exist. It might be a retro Cadillac, perhaps an open-top Range Rover Evoque, or a Ford Crown Victoria. And now, the Lamborghini Huracan? Yup, it is now the world’s fastest taxi.

The Huracan has a 5.2 liter naturally aspirated V10 engine with a maximum power output of 610 horsepower and a maximum torque of 560 Newton-metres. In just 3.8 seconds, it can run from 0-100 kilometers per hour, with a top speed of 322 kph.

Now, how is this possible, you ask? A UK-based taxi company called Handsome Cabs was able to receive a license from their local council to run a Lamborghini Huracan as a taxi, for restricted use only. So Lincoln residents can finally hire the supercar to get to the mall, parties, prom night, business meeting, and other special occasions. However, it is more likely that residents would hire the car for special events only as it will probably be a little pricey.

Read the entire article Lamborghini Huracan is now the fastest taxi in UK

Most, if not all cars, can be tuned one way or another to cater to the customer’s liking. But some cars, like the Lamborghini Huracan, have way more potential when it comes to tuning - and we’re not just talking about tuning it visually, but also mechanically.

It’s not surprising then that with all the attention it attracts, Japanese tuner Liberty Walk and Underground Racing had both worked on the Lamborghini Huracan in the past to give it an extra oomph. The former worked on the supercar’s new body kit while the latter took care of its powerhouse, unlocking the Huracan’s capacity to an unimaginable 2,300 horsepower.

The odd thing is that the owner of the car, a young lady, only asked for a car that would stick out among all the other amazing cars in Dubai. She took the car to RevoZport, who then added Razmig active aerodynamic components to the supercar. It came back to her with an impressive amount of power, indeed making it stand out amongst every other car or supercar in Dubai.

Read the entire article CEO of Parklane Car Rental owns the hottest purple Lamborghini Huracan by RevoZport in Dubai

Last month, we heard about the Lamborghini Aventador SV that was listed on eBay. You’re right, the one-off vehicle finished in a Verde Singh paint, that was being sold along with the matching speed boat.

A few days ago, an Aventador S came out at the Goodwood Festival of Speed with a beautifully painted matte-finish Grigio Acheso with orange accent, combined with an interior that matches the exterior design, by Ad Personam.

Now, photos of the last ever Lamborghini Aventador SV have been circulating online, as Lamborghini Edinburgh delivers the specific model to its designated buyer. This is the last Aventador SV to ever roll off the assembly line at Sant’Agata Bolognese, making it extra special.

Read the entire article Last Lamborghini Aventador SV has unique specs, comes with Porsche ‘918 Liquid Metal Blue paint job

Lamborghini decided to reveal a one-off Aventador S, built by their Ad Personam division, at the recent 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The car’s exterior has a beautiful bluish-grey matte finish they call Grigio Acheso, combined with matte orange lines all over the body. The roof is made with glossy carbon, paired with a matte black exhaust system, and black multi-spoke wheels with bright orange brake calipers.

Inside the cabin, you’ll find a two-tone cabin in black Alcantara with orange accents, to match the exterior design. The colours extend from steering wheel, all the way to the seats. There are contrast stitching, orange trim, and an Opera Unica plate that indicates the car’s unique specification.

Read the entire article Lamborghini reveals unique Aventador S, customized by Ad Personam

Sorry Uber, but Handsome Cabs taxi company has something no one else can offer - a Lamborghini Huracan that can take their clients from Point A to Point B. This has been made official after the City of Lincoln Council granted a cab license to the Huracan, to make it available for hire if local residents wish to.

The two-door coupe is one of the first supercars to ever be granted a cab license - not just in the UK, but probably elsewhere in the world. This allows customers to order the Huracan for a trip to the train station, the shops, or any mundane errand. But what will be more practical is renting out the Lambo for weddings, business trips, or special occasions.

Handsome Cabs taxi is owned by John Bishop of West Lindsey, and his partner Jamal Parvez. The partners thought it would be something different, and that it would help their company stand out from the rest. They did mention that their target market would mostly be students going to and from proms, and of course, business people going to functions. “We had the idea about a year or so ago, and since then we’ve been determined to make it work”, said Bishop.

Read the entire article Lamborghini Huracan Taxi will be available for hire in Lincolnshire
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